Better to be a nettle in the side of your friend than his echo.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every man I meet is in some way my superior.
Go oft to the house of thy friend, for weeds choke the unused path.
Every natural fact is a symbol of some spiritual fact.
I have no hostility to nature, but a child's love to it. I expand and...
Every wall is a door.
When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes...
No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
The greatest man in history was the poorest
The eyes indicate the antiquity of the soul
Revolutions go not backward.
A man is usually more careful of his money than he is of his principles.
There is properly no history; only biography
We are wiser than we know.
Do your work, but do your thing.
Truth is beautiful within and without, forevermore
The moment we indulge our affections, the earth is metamorphosed, there is no winter and...
There are as many pillows of illusion as flakes in a snow-storm. We wake from...
I like the silence of a church, before the service begins better than any preaching.
In the matter of religion, people eagerly fasten their eyes on the difference between their...
Religion has not civilized man, man has civilized religion.